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Fraud and Financial Crimes Summit
For Financial Services and Insurance

20th Feb 2019 | The One and Only - Royal Mirage, Dubai, UAE


Why attend

Effectively combating Fraud and Financial Crime continues to be an important agenda item for the boards of many organizations across the Middle East. It is of particular relevance to Insurance and Financial Services as it dominates the board room discussions are one of the most pervasive threats today, burdening and impeding growth and profitability. Remaining competitive in this environment requires a reassessment in the way in which shareholder assets, financial products, medical or auto claims and enterprise data are analyzed and risk assessed for such threats.

We are oganizing this Summit on 20th February 2019 at Royal Mirage - The One and Only to provide an opportunity for attendees to understand how cutting-edge analytics can help address the challenges associated with combatting Fraud across the Financial Services and Insurance landscape. We have invited a panel of global subject-matter experts to not only explain how SAS is working with such institutions but also speakers who will discuss the evolving landscape of fraud in our region. Join us, as we explain how disruptive organizations are using advanced analytics to turn such threats into opportunities.

This is an FSI (Financial Services and Insurance) event, if you are interested in learning more about combatting fraud in other sectors, please drop us an email at imane.ham@sas.com 

We look forward to seeing you on the 20th February at The One and Only, Royal Mirage 
This even is free of charge, check the agenda and click below to register!


Wednesday, Feb 20th  
8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration, Welcome Coffee & Networking
9:00 am - 9:05 amWelcome Note
Marcel Yammine, General Manager, Gulf and Emerging Markets - SAS
9:05 am - 09:35 amFuture Roadmap 
Sundeep Tengur, Banking Fraud and Financial Crime Expert, Global Fraud and Security Intelligence Practice - SAS
09:35 am - 10:05 amSuccessful Enterprise Anti-Fraud Journey at PKO Bank Polski
Damian Przekop, PhD, Fraud Analytics Manager - PKO Bank Polski
Marcin Nadolny, Head of Regional Fraud & Security Practice - South EMEA - SAS
10:05 am - 10:50 am

Panel Discussion: Selecting the Correct Fraud Management Solution
Wayne Cutting, Head of Fraud - Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank 
Dr. Mohammad H. Alsuliman, Chief Executive Officer - Najm for Insurance Services
Fahad Alfawaz, Executive Chairman - BayanPay
BGK Vikram, Senior Manager, Fraud Prevention and Detection - RAK BANK

Moderated by: Celal Kavuklu, Head of Business Solutions, Middle East and Turkey, SAS

10:50 am - 11:20 pmNetworking Coffee Break
11:20 pm - 11:50 pmThe Changing Landscape of Insurance Fraud in the Region
Shahzad Alam, Head of Anti Fraud & Investigations - Oman Insurance Company
11:50 am – 12:20 pmUse of AI to Improve Financial Crimes Prevention
Selva Selvanderan, Manager, Financial Crime Strategy & Analytics - ADCB
Christopher Ghenne, Manager, Global Fraud and Security Intelligence Practice - SAS
12:20 pm – 1:00 pm
Best Practices in Efficient Financial Crimes Investigation Unit
Amit Kumar, Sr Business Solutions Manager, Middle East and Turkey - SAS 
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Next Generation Insurance Fraud Analytics
David Hartley, Global Director, Fraud and Security Intelligence - SAS
1:30 pm – 1:45 pmClosing Remarks 
Celal Kavuklu, Head of Business Solutions, Middle East and Turkey, SAS
1:45 pm onwards
Hands in circle with colorful holi powder


The One and Only, Royal Mirage

  King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Dubai
The United Arab Emirates

Upcoming training courses

SAS provides a wide range of training courses which are developed and taught by certified SAS instructors. Below you can see the upcoming ones and send us a request to attend.

Business Knowledge Series

Advanced Analytics in a Big Data World

March 24-26 in Dubai

Business Knowledge Series

Fraud Detection Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Analytics

March 27-28 in Dubai

If you have any questions about the courses, please send an e-mail to Maha Abouzeid: education@sme.sas.com

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